Gamanivapi, Gāmanivāpi, Gamani-vapi, Gāmaṇivāpi: 2 definitions

Introduction

Gamanivapi means something in Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A tank near Anuradhapura. Near it was a hermitage built by Pandukabhaya. Mhv.x.96; see Mhv.Trs., p.75, n.1.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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India history and geogprahy

Source: archive.org: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

Gāmaṇivāpi or Gamiṇitisa (Gamiṇitissa?) is the name of a tank that existed in the district of Nilarājiya, north of the ancient kingdom of Anurādhapura, Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—Nilarājiya district was a sub-division extending over an area close to and north of Anurādhapura. In it were various localities. Gāmaṇivāpi is present Perumiyankulam

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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